Pauline A. Astorino
1937 - 2024
Pauline A. Astorino
Visitation Information
Friday, June 7, 2024
Visitation Time
1- 2 PM
Visitation Location
Holy Family Catholic Church, 1500 Hanwell Road, Fredericton, N.B.
Service Information
Service Date
Friday June 7, 2024
Service Time
2 PM
Service Location
Holy Family Catholic Church, 1500 Hanwell Road, Fredericton, N.B.
Requested Charity
Wauklehegan Manor, Alzheimer Society or a charity of one's choice.
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Pauline A. Astorino died peacefully on Tuesday, May 7,2024 at Wauklehegan Manor, McAdam, NB, surrounded by her loving family.

She was the daughter of the late John and Kathleen McDonald and was predeceased by her husband Gerald Astorino, her son Thomas; brothers Murray and Jack McDonald and sister, Nowell Valyear.

She is survived by her sister Rose Caterini, brothers, George and Joe McDonald; children, Gerry (Mary), Michael (Judy), Jane, Mary (Dave), Sheri, George (Gail), John Paul (Andrea); twenty grandchildren, thirty-two great -grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Pauline was born in Saint John, NB, and when she was a young girl she moved with her family to Harvey, NB, where she eventually met the love of her life, Gerald. They married, lived in McAdam where they raised their seven children.

Pauline was first and foremost a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She lovingly welcomed family and friends into her home, always providing home cooked meals, goodies and friendship. She was most well-known for her Spaghetti Sundays!

Pauline was very involved with her community. She worked for many years as a receptionist at the hospital. She was also a member of the Catholic Church CWL, an avid curler, a town councillor, and enjoyed bird watching, gardening and quilting. Pauline was most happy on Oromocto Lake, surrounded by family and friends.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 1500 Hanwell Road, Fredericton, NB on Friday, June 7, 2024 at 2 PM. There will be a visitation at the church from 1PM until service time.  Interment at Rockland Cemetery, McAdam, NB, that afternoon.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of the Wauklehegan Manor, where Mom was lovingly cared for over the last 4 years.

For those who wish, memorial tributes can be made to the Wauklehegan Manor, Alzheimer’s Society of Canada ( , or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at

Pauline A. Astorino